In Savona the tragedy of a grandfather in quarantine, takes his own life: “I can not see my grandson”
There are many stories in this period that we never wanted to tell. Stories of young lives shattered, stories of seniors left to die alone in the small rooms of a nursing home; stories of mothers and fathers that are gone in the silence of the icu without being able to say goodbye to their families. And today, the dramatic story of a grandfather who took his own life. A life that, as he wrote on his ticket of farewell, had not more sense. A life in quarantine that had taken away her greatest joy: that of being able to meet his grandchildren. “I can not see my grandson. It no longer makes sense to live so, ” wrote the elder on the ticket that he left in the house before taking his own life.
A story, this, which, unfortunately, invites us to reflect; and it is not easy to try to understand what could try a grandfather, which probably marked his days with the grandson, which led to the park, ride a bike, with which he was walking while mom and dad were at work. The coronavirus is killing only in hospitals but also kills our way of being, breaks our routine and leave us, often alone.
Unfortunately, as it also refers to The NINETEENTH century, in the last month in the province of Savona, there was a real escalation, with a strong increase in the number of suicides. You choose to take his own life because of the virus, that causes fear, for the fear of infecting others; for loneliness, as the grandfather of Savona, for the future that causes fear, without work, without money. This virus is changing and is destroying it, unfortunately, many lives. Just a few days ago an elderly couple had committed suicide for a similar reason: the loneliness of a quarantine that forced them to the home, and that gave more meaning to their existence.
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